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Phase 3 trial to study IV iron in patients with HFrEF begins enrollment

April 30, 2017

American Regent, a Daiichi Sankyo company, announced the first patients have been enrolled in a trial studying IV ferric carboxymaltose in individuals with HF with reduced ejection fraction and iron deficiency.

The study, HEART-FID, is a double blind, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled study of IV ferric carboxymaltose (Injectafer, American Regent) in patients with HFrEF and iron deficiency, according to a press release issued by the company.

Trial to study subcutaneous ICD in patients with diabetes, MI commences

April 29, 2017
An international trial to study the survival benefit of a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator system has begun enrolling patients, according to a press…

Cardiology Today's Intervention highlights 5 articles relating to multivessel disease

April 28, 2017
Cardiology Today’s Intervention compiled a list stories posted to Healio.com/Intervention relating to interventions for patients with multivessel disease.
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Blood test for patients with CAD symptoms may reduce unnecessary cardiac referrals

April 28, 2017
Patients with symptoms of obstructive CAD with a low score using a blood-based age/sex/gene expression test were less likely to be referred to a cardiologist, have…
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Secondary prevention treatments may benefit patients with MI, nonobstructive coronary arteries

April 28, 2017
Patients with MI but nonobstructive coronary arteries experienced long-term benefits from treatments, including statins and ACE inhibitors/angiotensin receptor
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Trial Scorecard: ASTER

Cardiology Today, April 2017
Comparison of a contact aspiration technique (ADAPT, Penumbra) with stent retrievers for treatment of acute ischemic…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

March 23, 2017
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American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session

American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session

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VIDEO: Merkel talks about biologics for giant cell arteritis

April 10, 2017
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